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Richard Horgan

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Co-Editor, FishbowlNY — Adweek
Covers:  north korea, documentaries, independent film, entertainment, media, short films, authors
Doesn't Cover: kris jenner, kardashian sisters, bruce jenner
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Biography

I have worked as a journalist and editor for several decades, beginning in Canada at age 17 with a full-time job at the Ottawa bureau of Associated Press Canada (Canadian Press). More recently and prior to joining FishbowlLA in October 2010 as co-editor, I was an unbylined weekly columnist for TM...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Copy boy, Canadian Press, Ottawa, 1981.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Many, many times. That's how old I am. At one point, I was clocked at being able to type around 100 words-per-minute.

How is social media changing news?

In every possible way, mostly for the better. Twitter search is more powerful for breaking news trends, stories than any other Internet tool.